5/6 - Congratulations to all of our 2013 15-18 Zone Team members, listed below. We appreciate all of the swimmers that applied. The team looks very strong and we are glad to have them. Selected swimmers now need to send in their $100 deposit to David Weeks by May 18. His address is below. Alternates DO NOT have to pay the deposit until you are notified. Any swimmer that achieves a Junior National Time Standard (Summer) before the first day of the zone meet will be ineligible (but will have their deposit returned). Alternates could be contacted as late as July 28th that you have made the team. If for some reason, you would not be able to fill the spot, please let David Weeks know ASAP.
Women - Katherine Atkins, Gold, Allison Chandler,SWAT, Kathleen Cook,Dyna, Sydney El Gomayel, Dyna, Brittany Litke, SWAT, Lauren O'Malley, Rays, Kelsey Prince, Dyna, Emily Yang, Dyna. Alternates:1) Kike Afolabi-Brown, SMAC 2) Lindsey Dowling, DCS.
Men - Knox Auerbach, Dyna, Derek Cox, CAD, Patrick Cusick, Dyna, Garrett Devaney, ABSC, Josh Grover,CBF, Jackson Gunning, Rays, Tyler Harper, Rays, Nathan Rogers, ASL, Alternates: 1) Andrew Strausberger, Rays. 2) Jacob Rubin, Dyna
Please send the $100 deposit by May 18th to Georgia Swimming Zones, c/o David Weeks, 404 Stewart Street, Carrollton GA 30117.
The coaching staff is as follows:
Head Coach Lucas Ferriera Gwinnet Aquatics
Team Manager David Weeks Carrollton
Asst. Team Man. Sydney Pepper DeKalb
Disability Coach Fred Lamback Blaze
Coach John Pepper Carrollton
Coach Denise Sturman SCAT
Coach Jason Swaim Swim Macon
Coach Alexis Myers Atlanta Swim Academy
Coach Kathleen Greely Aiken-Augusta
Coach Mike Irish Golden isles
Coach Meredith Green Brad Akins YMCA
4/20 - Gary Theisen, Bill Forrester and Emille Williams were elected to the Board at the Georgia Swimming Spring meetings April 14. The Short Course 2013-14 meet was also set with both the Sr and Age Group Champs keeping their traditional dates and formats.
After the meetings over 500 coaches and swimmers gathered for the annual All-Star Banquet Guest speaker Olympic Gold Medalist Allison Schmitt addressed the group.
SC 2013-14 Meet Schedule
LC 2013 State Time Standards
Tech Planning Meeting Minutes
Boys 2012-13 Top 10 | Girls 2012-13 Top 10
4/1 - The University of Georgia won the women's NCAA Championship for the fifth time last weekend, ending the meet with an NCAA and US Open record in the 400 free relay. Their last win was in 2005. They were 2nd the last two years. UGA coach Jack Bauerle was named Coach of the Year. Meanwhile Emory won its sixth NCAA Div III Women's Championship, including the last four. Congratulations to these fine Georgia proggrams. At about the same time Dynamo Swim Club won the NCSA Junior National title.
NCAA Div I Results | NCAA Div III Results
2/24 - SwimAtlanta defended its title this weekend at the Age Group State Champs at Georgia Tech. It was their fifth win in a row dating back to February 2011. Dynamo was second and Chattahoochee Gold third. The Marietta Marlins won the medium-sized teams division and Amerciaus Albany won the small teams group. Over a half dozen state records fell. Lauren Case, Dillon Hall, and Michael Taylor had two each and the GCAT 10U girls and SA 10U girls broke the medely and free relay records respectively. High Point winners were Tristen Ulett, Justin Bender, Elly Deas, Evan McInerney, Brianna Bender, Dillon Hall, Caroline Aikins, Tan Dunn, Lauren Case and Brennan Pastorek.
State Champs Results | Team Scores
1/10 - With the fall meets all in the books we can take a look at some top performances in the LSS so far. The record book had some revisions too with five swimmers combining for over 15 new LSC records.
Fall 2012 Top 10 Girls
Fall 2012 Top 10 Boys
GA LSC Records (updated 1.10)
12/10 - Dynamo Swim Club won the Georgia Senior State Champs at Georgia Tech this weekend. Dynamo outpaced the field by a wide margin with over 2900 points to runner-up SwimAtlanta 1600 and third-place Chattahoochee Gold's 1100. Dynamo's Kylie Stewart and Marietta Marlins' Connor Oslin were the high point winners of the three-day meet. Carpet Capitol's Ethan Young set a new 13-14 National Age Group record in the 200 backstroke posting a 1:46.56 in last night's final.